Army Profession Of Arms

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In order to fully understand what being a member of the profession of arms means, one must first understand the meaning of the profession of arms. According to General Martin E. Dempsey, “the overall objective of the Army Profession of Arms campaign is for Soldiers and leaders to refine their understanding of what it means to be professionals--expert members of the Profession of Arms”. In other words, the job of a U.S. Soldier is to protect the way of life for the people of the United States and respect the human rights of others. Our nation has been engulfed in conflicts throughout the Middle Eastern region since September 11, 2001. This has decentralized our organization in terms of command and control and transparency, meaning the U.S.…show more content…
These specific values embody responsibility, putting others before self and taking the hard right over the easy wrong. These are just a few attributes needed to be a profession of arms. Working for the Army is not just a job; it is an understanding that we are here to serve the people of the United States. Through trial, error and time, we will see what we are doing right and where we can improve so that we are better in the future. It is only by living each of these responsibilities that I can begin to answer the call my country has placed upon me. By being a leader in the profession of arms I acknowledge and understand that I must lead both peers and subordinates through my example under any conditions. Along with leading by example, I must also train my subordinates to be leaders in my absence through my own examples and teachings.…show more content…
To meet the challenges of current and future operations, leaders are guided by six interdependent enduring principles of HR support that must be thoughtfully weighted and applied during the planning, execution, and assessment of missions. These six principles are: integrations, anticipation, responsiveness, synchronization, timeliness, and accuracy. As a Human Resources Sergeant one of our many responsibilities is to ensure all other members of the Army are free of distractions and worries. Our Creed reads: “I am an Adjutant General 's Corp 's soldier. I am loyal to my nation, my unit, and the Soldiers I serve. I will understand my unit 's mission and my commander 's intent. I will anticipate manpower needs and maintain the fighting strength of my commander 's force. I will strive to integrate personnel services that best support my commander 's operation at every stage of execution. I will provide continuous personnel service support operations during build-up, surge, and combat operations. I will provide rapid and responsive support in all situations. I will be innovative and resourceful. I will improvise new systems of support when standard systems fail. I will be prepared to fight as infantry when my commander calls. We accomplish that providing support that affects
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